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I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card

Purpose of Form

Use this form to replace a Green Card. DO NOT submit this form if you are a conditional resident seeking to remove conditions on your Green Card. If you are a conditional resident, you must submit:

  • Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, to remove conditions on a Green Card obtained through marriage

OR

  • Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions, to remove conditions on a Green Card obtained through financial investment in a U.S. business.
     

Number of Pages

Form 4; Instructions 10.

Edition Date

03/11/13. (12/17/12 edition also accepted.) USCIS ELIS always uses the most current version of the form.

Where to File

You have two options for filing your Form I-90 application with USCIS:

  • Online, or
  • By mail (paper).

Please note, if you started a Form I-90 application in the legacy e-filing system before March 30, 2015, you will have 30 days to complete and submit it.  If you do not submit your application within 30 days, it will be deleted and you will need to submit a Form I-90 in USCIS ELIS or by paper.

If you file by mail to the USCIS Phoenix Lockbox facility, mail your application to the appropriate location noted below:

If using U.S. Postal Service (USPS), send to:

USCIS
P.O. Box 21262
Phoenix, AZ 85036

If using USPS Express Mail/Courier, send to:

USCIS
Attention: I-90
1820 E. Skyharbor, Circle S, Floor 1
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034

You are eligible to e-File Form I-90 if:You are NOT eligible to e-File Form I-90 if:

(A) Your card was lost, stolen or destroyed.

(B) You never received your card.

(C) Your card was mutilated.

(D) Your card was issued with incorrect data due to a DHS administrative error.

(E) Your name or other biographic information has changed.

(F) Your card is expiring within 6 months or has already expired.

(G1) You are filing to renew your card within 30 days of your 14th birthday and your existing card will not expire before your 16th birthday.

(G2) You are filing to renew your card within 30 days of your 14th birthday and your existing card will expire before your 16th birthday.

(H1)  You have taken up commuter status. This means you commute regularly to work in the U.S. but reside in Canada or Mexico.

(H2)  You have been in resident commuter status and are now taking up actual residence in the United States.

(I) You have been automatically converted to permanent resident status.

(J) You have an older edition of the card and must replace it with the current edition.

 

Filing Fee

The fee is $450, which includes a $365 form fee and $85 biometric services fee. There are several exceptions; see the table under "Special Instructions" for more detail.

Special Instructions

  • The new form edition has 2D barcode technology to help us collect information quickly and accurately for paper filers at our Lockbox facilities. As you fill in the PDF form that appears at the top of page, the barcode stores your information.
  • We recommend reading our Lockbox Filing Tips.
  • To ensure your Form I-90 is accepted at a Lockbox facility:
    • Submit the correct fee.
    • Fill out the form completely and accurately, particularly these required fields:
      1. Family name
      2. Address
      3. Date of birth
      4. Signature

Application Reason (B) “My previous card was issued but never received.”

  • If you are filing the Form I-90 because you never received your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card), you do not have to pay a filing fee as long as you meet these criteria:
    • We mailed the card over 30 days ago.
    • It was returned to us as undeliverable.
    • You have not moved from the address you provided us.
  • You must submit a copy of the Form I-797, Notice of Action, for the form that USCIS approved to grant your Permanent Resident Card. For example, Form I-485, Form I-751, Form I-829, or Form I-90.
  • You must also submit a copy of government-issued identification that contains your name, date of birth, photograph and signature.

Application Reason (D) “My existing card has incorrect data because of Department of Homeland Security error.”

  • If you are filing the Form I-90 because your current Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) contains incorrect information, such as a misspelled name, you do not have to pay a filing fee.
  • You must send us the original card that contains the incorrect information.
  • You must also send evidence documenting your correct name or biographical information.

Filing Fees By Application Reason:

Reason for Application

Form Fee

Biometric Services

Total

(A) My card has been lost, stolen, or destroyed.

$365

$85

$450

(B) My previous card was issued but never received.

$0

$0

$0

(C) My card has been mutilated.

$365

$85

$450

(D) My existing card has incorrect data because of DHS error.

$0

$0

$0

(E) My name or other information has been legally changed.

$365

$85

$450

(F) My card will expire within six months or has already expired.

$365

$85

$450

(G1) I have reached my 14th birthday, and my existing card will
expire after my 16th birthday.

$0

$85

$85

(G2) I have reached my 14th birthday and my existing card will
expire before my 16th birthday.

$365

$85

$450

(H1) I am a permanent resident who is taking up commuter status.

$365

$85

$450

(H2) I am a commuter who is taking up residence in the U.S.

$365

$85

$450

(I) I have been automatically converted to permanent residence status.

$365

$85

$450

(J) I have a prior edition of the card, or I am applying to replace my card
for a reason not specified above.

$365

$85

$450

Withdrawing an Application

  • If you wish to withdraw your Form I-90, you must submit a written request to the USCIS Service Center where your application is currently pending. 
  • If your Form I-90 receipt number begins with “LIN,” submit a written request to:

Nebraska Service Center
P.O. Box 87090
Lincoln, NE 68502-7090

  • If your Form I-90 receipt number begins with “MSC” or “IOE” submit a written request to:

National Benefits Center
P.O. Box 648012
Lee's Summit, MO 64002

USCIS will not issue any refunds if you withdraw your application or cancel your request.

This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-90

Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/30/2015